How to Create Crossword Scrapbook Pages

Words are amazing and powerful things. They can make us laugh, cry, create outrage, or fill our hearts with compassion. Combine words with images and you might just have a masterpiece! To make the process a little easier, I made …

Inspiration: Tokyo

Inspired by: Tokyo Cherry Blossoms Featuring: Pattern #188 This week’s challenge to be “Inspired by Tokyo and Cherry Blossoms” is a good one for spring when the blossoms are in bloom. In many ways similar to “Paris in the Spring” …

Welcome Baby

Tell Your Story: Welcome Baby A few weeks ago I shared my story about anticipating the arrival of our newest family member. Today’s layout tells the story in pictures about Cecily’s arrival and her meeting all of us! I’ll also …

Framed!

Framed! Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day Featuring…The Graphic Shapes Die Set 1 This set contains these three dies. Today I’ll use all three between these two layouts on Mosaic Moments 8”x 8” Grids one each in Black and White. I …

Creating Heritage Layouts on the Grid

Tell Your Story Begin with a photo and tell the story. This month my mum will turn 88. Today I’ll tell you a part of her story, why she left Scotland and came to Canada, in this layout. The Photos: …

Get Your Kicks on Route 66

featuring the Highway Signs and Southwest Die Sets The arrival of the Highway Signs Cornerstone Die became the perfect excuse to pull some of my favorite memories of a trip my daughter Hannah and I took to the Tulsa State …

Two Column Flip

Looking to avoid placing a photo or block of journaling in the center of a layout? A great option is to base your design on two columns. Create two column page designs simply by aligning all elements on either side ...

Inspiration: Going Dutch

Inspiration: Going Dutch • Mosaic Moments 12 x 12 Grid: Prussian Blue • Mosaic Moments Paper Tiles: Cobalt, Wildberry Pie, Bluebird, White • Mosaic Moments Pinwheel Die Set • Spellbinders Circle Dies • Punches: EK Success teardrop and small heart …

Once Upon A Train

Tell Your Story Once Upon a Train: The Fisher Boys and their Trains • 12×12 Mosaic Moments Grid Paper: Navy • Mosaic Moments Paper Tiles: Cherry Splash, Husk, Medium and Dark Glorious Green, Cobalt, Huckleberry Pie, Grapefruit Bliss • Mosaic …

Panoramic Layouts

The Strip Style Die for Panoramic Layouts: Getting the Big Picture Featuring Patterns # 251 & #261 Strips Style Patterns • 12 x 12 Mosaic Moments Grid Paper: Deep Spring Green • Mosaic Moments Paper Tiles: Dark Spring Green, Bermuda …

Embellishments: Finishing Touches Three Ways

One Pattern Three Ways Finishing Touches Three Ways…from simple to more complex Today’s post will take you from simple to more complex embellishments, showing you finishing touches to give one pattern three unique looks. Let’s begin with Pattern # 163 …

Inspiration: Hawaii

Hawaiian Escape: Embellishing for that Island Feel I haven’t been to Hawaii myself but I do have friends who have escaped to Hawaii and I’ve borrowed a few of one friend’s photographs to complete this layout using ideas for adding …